September is a good month to feature library card sign ups. ALA has lots of ideas on how to make a great library card campaign here.
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Libraries Increase Access to Online Services in Myanmar As Myanmar’s government ministries offer more comprehensive e-government services, rural communities have the most to gain because of their geographic isolation and limited resources. But those communities tend to have limited access to technology and internet, and although some government information is currently available online at …
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There is a nice article in the June 22, 2015 Topeka Capitol Journal on the opening of the new addition to the Blue Rapids Library. You can read it here Historic Blue Rapids Library Doubles Its Space
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You may use Chrome or Firefox to run Verso but if settings are changed in IE then Firefox and Chrome should pick up those settings. The basic settings that need to be checked and changed include: Set Pop-ups to: Always open pop-ups in a new window Set Browsing history (cache) to: Every time I visit …
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TechSoup.org posted an excellent article about “Can I Use That Image for My Website or Newsletter?” The article even has a link to find free images. Enjoy..
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Need some thing to perk up the season of winter doldrums? Â How does getting your library patrons involved in a town-wide scavenger hunt sound? Â Here is a Library Journal article from February, 2014 that tells how Darien, Connecticut pulled this off.
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This Â short TED talk Â might convince you to redo some or all of your passwords. Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users â€” and secured sites â€” make to compromise security. And how, you may ask, did she study thousands of real passwords without …
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Order of Business North Central Kansas Libraries System Annual Board Meeting Hilton Garden Inn August 7, 2014 9:30 â€“ 1:00 Executive Committee Meeting:Â 9:30 am Â Â Â Â Â Â Call to Order Â Â Â Â Â Â Consent Agenda : Minutes of the May 29, 2014 meeting; Â Â Â Â Â …
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From Mainstream, Inc., Â the Kansas Nonprofit association comes thisÂ resource for answering voters questions in a non-partisan way: “With elections fast approaching, make sure that your nonprofit has the resources it needs to help get your community prepared for and involved in voting!Â A great place to start is with Nonprofit Vote!Â Nonprofit Vote provides …
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